Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors

Unpacking the Politics of Camping – Phoebe S.K. Young

June 27, 2021 Mike Barlow Season 1 Episode 27
Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
Unpacking the Politics of Camping – Phoebe S.K. Young
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Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
Unpacking the Politics of Camping – Phoebe S.K. Young
Jun 27, 2021 Season 1 Episode 27
Mike Barlow


Professor Phoebe S.K. Young teaches undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is the recipient of the 2016 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for Distinction in Teaching and Pedagogy. She is also the author of two books, California Vieja: Culture and Memory in a Modern American Place  and Camping Grounds: Public Nature in America from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement.  

In our conversation, Professor Young spoke about why she chose to write about camping, and what she learned over the course of her research.


Show Notes


Professor Phoebe S.K. Young teaches undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Colorado in Boulder. She is the recipient of the 2016 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for Distinction in Teaching and Pedagogy. She is also the author of two books, California Vieja: Culture and Memory in a Modern American Place  and Camping Grounds: Public Nature in America from the Civil War to the Occupy Movement.  

In our conversation, Professor Young spoke about why she chose to write about camping, and what she learned over the course of her research.